Thursday, March 4, 2021

Treasure Chest Thursday -- 1673 Birth of Mary Barron in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

   It's Treasure Chest Thursday - a chance to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings.

The treasure today is the 1673 birth entry for Mary Barron in the Chelmsford, Massachusetts town vital records book:

The birth entry is near the middle of the page:

The birth record transcription is:

"[BARRON] Mary, d. Moses and Mary, Mar. 1, 1673"

The source citation for this record is:

Town of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Vital Records of Chelmsford, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Salem, Mass. : The Essex Institute, 1914), Births, page 21, Mary Barron, daughter of Moses and Mary, 1 March 1673.

This is an abstract from a copied town record book for Chelmsford, Massachusetts, so it is a Derivative Source with Primary Information and Direct Evidence of the birth of Mary Barron and her parents names.

Mary Barron (1673-1758) was the daughter of Moses and Mary (Learned) Barron of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.  Nathaniel Harwood (1669-1751) was the son of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (--?--) Harwood of Concord, Massachusetts.  They married in about 1695, probably in Chelmsford.

Nathaniel and Mary (Barron) Harwood are my 7th great-grandparents, through their daughter Elizabeth Harwood (1701-1739) who married Jonas Prescott (1703-1784) on 7 March 1730/1 in Westford, Massachusetts.


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